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Aug 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
overlooking the olympic park in london. coming up, britain gives more than $7 million in equipment to be syria rebels. >> it is important to help prepare for the day after president assad. this is a doomed regime. >> a stake in a vote is being held for ghanna's late for-- ghana's late president. open swimming is starting in london. the only world record so far has been set by the canyon. what makes the east african -- kenyan. what makes the east africans so dominant? >> hello and welcome to london live from the bbc. it is day 14 of the london olympic games. there earned just two games of competition left. the mint's open water swimming has just gotten underway. the-the men's open waters women open water's swimming has gotten underway. but first, britain has announced $7 million in non- legal aid to the syrian opposition. the foreign secretary described syria's government as doomed and denied suggestions that britain was bypassing the authority of the united nations. >> our assistance does not include legal assistance. we will be careful to whom we provide be practical help i have ment
Aug 6, 2012 12:00am PDT
show you the extraordinary photos, but first, on to london. good evening, i'm diane dwyer. there was heartbreak and celebration at the games this sunday. we'll hear from bay area athletes who are breathing a sigh of relief. but you may be surprised to hear from some of the athletes jumping on for bolt band wagon as well. good morning to you raj. >> reporter: good morning from london, hustle and bustle on this monday. a lot of people happy in the olympic city, the brits are happy, team usa had a great weekend. but how about the fastest man in the world? the big ticket item. listen, two million people applied for the big ticket event, only 80 thousand lucky enough to get them. the men's 100 m final. usain bolt breaks his own olympic record, 9.63 seconds. that is a blink of an eye. he defends his title as the fastest man in the world, the only other person to do that with back-to-back wins, was carl lewis back in the 1980s. and yes. it is contagious. and prince harry, the royal getting involved in it. team five, the usa gymnastic's team. it is contagious when you're the fastest man in
Aug 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
moore out. >>> joy and heartache tonight on the mat in london. gabby douglas gets the gold. aly raisman is dealing with a narrow defeat. >> it's just about 8:10 in the morning there, how is it going? >> it's going well. happy friday morning to you. you talk about the joy and the pain, that's what makes the olympics so captivating. in terms of gabby douglas, at 14 years old, just a couple years ago, she left her home, left her family in virginia, and moved to iowa to train at a better gymnastics facility. the commitment these girls have are amazing here. just a couple days ago, we spent time with the entire team usa gymnastics. they're growing up right in front of our faces, really. gabby thrilled with the team gold medal she won. and now gold medal number two. bottom line, she was flawless in her performance. her individual performance and really if you saw it right here on our coverage, there was no debate. her parents, coaches, teammates and everyone around the world looking on, witnessing the birth of this new american superstar. she becomes the first ever african-american to
Aug 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
♪ >>> good morning, and welcome to "today" and london's olympic park on this saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> and good morning. i'm tamron hall. this is, by the way, being called super saturday here in london, with 25 gold medals up for grabs in 11 different sports, and we are counting. i've got my list. >> we are counting. people keep saying, we've done this, we've done this. well, you and i haven't done anything. >> i was pumping iron. that's how i started my day. >> i haven't own any medal here. swimming wraps up tonight. the aquatics centre was the place to be last night. the duke and duchess of cambridge as well as the u.s. men's basketball team on hand and michael phelps in the race. we'll talk to three americans who walked away with medals, danging right there around their necks, including 15-year-old sensation katie ledecky. >> all smiles this morning. also ahead, you mentioned the royals, lester. they've been having a grand time at these games. coming up, we'll hear from princes william and harry about their olympic experience so far, including, of course, the queen's
Aug 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
website, just search for stanford data breach. >>> week one of the 2012 london games wrapping up and we've seen new world records. major upsets and lots of controversy. >> one of the biggest highlights, the winning performances of our bay you're athletes taking home lots of medals raj is in london. one week under the belt? >> it sounds crazy. we're heading to the final stretch here. a rainy saturday morning here in london. the sun is trying to poke through. one of the best storylines today wire talking about a mother/daughter team. a lot of mom's are out here to support their children in the olympics. this mom is unique. she's here to work. she's a statistician for us here at nbc while her daughter is diving. 26-year-old cassidy krug, phenomenal. she lives on the peninsula and she's a stanford grad. a good opening prooirms. krug advances to the semifinals today or the semifinals if she's lucky enough or fortunate enough she'll advance to the finals on sunday. now how about the hot ticket of the night? the swim something the a-list was poolside. we're talking basketbal
Aug 9, 2012 4:00pm PDT
hours. al michaels with dan patrick and our gang and we will talk to you from london tomorrow. >>> today at 4:00, a 17-year-old east bay mother and her 2-month-old child kidnapped. new dales on the manhunt for the suspect and the victims and how you can help. >>> then, kicking for gold, the bay area is buzzing as cal and stanford alum try to power the u.s. women's soccer team to a gold medal. see how the bay area cheers on its local stars in an on-field battle against japan. all coming up today at 4:00 on nbc bay area. >>> america's golden girls, bay area athletes claimed gold on the field, in the pool and in the sand. live reports from the south bay and london where a northern california gold rush is on. >> don't you think rate-payers have a right to know how you're spending their money? >> a major local utility company wants to raise your rates and executives won't explain how they're spending your money. the nbc bay area investigative unit demands answers. >>> good afternoon. i'm janelle wang. >> i'm jessica aguirre. we're on with you a little earlier than usual because of
Aug 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
? just 18 months away. "nightly news" from london just 18 months away. "nightly news" from london begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. from the international broadcast center here in london's olympic park, it's a huge night of celebration here where the summer games will draw to a soaring and high-spirited finish with the much-anticipated closing ceremony. but while things here are winding down, back home the race for president is winding up in earnest. as mitt romney and his newly appointed running mate congressman paul ryan on the road hoping to keep the momentum going from yesterday's surprise announcement. but as the new gop duo try to seize the debate and frame their attack on the president democrats and team obama framing their own critical narrative about the ryan pick. our political team is in place. nbc's ron mott is traveling with the romney ticket an joining us from wisconsin outside milwaukee. ron? >> reporter: hey there, lester. good evening to you. yesterday, of course, voters awoke to the news that mitt romney had selected wisconsin c
Aug 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
now "bbc world news." >> the next games will be held in four games time, said london had set a great example. he's now taking the olympic flag back to his city. the curtain closed on the games with a star-studded music ceremony in the main olympic stadium. >> after the warm welcome and embrace of london 2012, a slightly bizarre sendoff. heathrow created a games terminal to help the international troops of thousands but tired athletes heading home. >> for me i just thought about all the work that i put into it, that my teammates put into it and thinking about all the people that helped us get here. it's such a special thing to look at this. i know everybody always says this is what it's worth, this is what it's worth what we've sacrificed and what every athlete has put in here just to be here is amazing. for me, that's why this is so special. >> but for the last night party, a closing ceremony, the athletes in the olympic stadium were really the supporting cast. one direction, madness, the pet shop boys and others kicked off the wonderful symphony. annie lennox provided the most
Aug 1, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >>> today, we begin with a tragic accident at the olympic games. a london media shuttle hit and killed a cyclist just outside the olympic park. a witness said the bus and the cyclist were turning left at the very same corner when the accident happened. the london ambulance and helicopter service attended to the victim. immediate indication, the victim is an athlete but they haven't been identified yesterday >>> now, to allegations of cheating. eight female badminton players, china and two from indonesia have been thrown out of the games for allegedly trying to throw matches in an attempt to get a more favorable slot in the next round. a disciplinary hearing including to investigate the players, which included the reigning world champions from china. they said in a statement, the olympians violated the code of conduct for not using one's best effort to win a match. several countries have lodged official protests against these athletes. >> i think it was clear or potentially clear from the matches that there had been some possibility of tanking. >> this is unsportsmanlike behavior. people
Aug 1, 2012 7:00pm EDT
captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> on our broadcast tonight. t from london the epic drought across the u.s. has gotten so bad the government says half of the counties in america are now disaster areas. >>> inside syria in the midst of the fighting with the rebels as they come under attack by the regime. >>> also the fight over women's health and religious freedom as more of the health care law kicks in. and here at the olympics a new scandal as athletes get caught and called out for playing to lose. >>> we thought that was him. the mayor of london gets stuck over the crowd. nightly news from london begins now. >>> this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams reporting tonight from the olympic summer games in london. >>> good evening from this global gathering here in london where tonight as quickly we turn our sights back to the united states specifically the tripling and history making drought we are in the midst of and the news that came out just today a measure of just how bad it is and how much it is going to impact us. we begin with our chief environmental aff
Aug 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
the plaza here in london's olympic park, i'm matt lauer with savannah guthrie and al roker. we're winding down but have more ahead. >> we do. we've seen a lot of the royals during the games. the queen out, duke and duchess of cambridge, prince harry. we will catch up with all the royal highlights in a few minutes. >> then an olympian shows off her other talent. singer natalie coughlin, one of the most decorated female olympians. turns out she's a gold medal winning chef. she will show us those talents in the kitchen in just a little bit. >> can we just say good morning right now to someone who made history at these games, claressa shields. 17 years old, she will go down in the history books as the first woman to win a gold medal for the united states in boxes, correct? >> thank you. >> congratulations. >> how does that feel? >> it feels unbelievable. it feels unreal. i still think i'm dreaming a little bit. >> do you think this boxing team put on a good enough show so boxing will stick around. >> i got a gold medal. she got a bronze. we came here to do our best. i think i did a re
Aug 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> on this saturday night from london history in the making. michael phelps goes for gold one final time plus the youngest member of the u.s. team makes a big splash and the blade runner sees his olympic dreams come true. >>> a dangerous mix of heat and wildfires torched dozens of homes. all eyes on earnesto. "nbc nightly news" from london begins now. >> this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt reporting tonight from the olympic summer games in london. >> good evening from olympic park. a look at olympic stadium here bathed in colored lights. they are calling this supersaturday here. medals are being awarded in 25 events including at the aquatics centre where a short time ago michael phelps swam what he says is the last game of his career. and missy franklin tried to win another medal. in case you are waiting for tonight's prime time coverage we are about to spend the next couple of minutes telling you about what happened here today. let's bring in chris jansing with a historic night. >> the crowds have been huge. the mood absolutely
Aug 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
second week of competition is very exciting. phil rogers is live in london with the very latest and a good late evening to you, phil. >> good evening, janelle and jessica. we do have another athlete who has failed his drug test. but this time it is an american and this time he admits his mistake. another first for the london olympics in team usa, but not the kind organizers wanted. american judo competitor nicholas delpopolo stripped of his credentials. he's the first athlete here in london to fail a post competition drug test. delpopolo said he unknowingly ate food laced with marijuana before the games began. the u.s. picked up another bronze medal today, matt emmons in the 50 meter three position shooting. and u.s. hurdles sensation lolo jones won her first heat in the hurdles seeking redemption after her stomachible in b her stumble in beijing. >> it is hurdles, it is fair game. got to get over all ten. that's what i love about t don't ever bet on the hurdles. it is a terrible thing to bet on. >> tossing a bottle at a track meet is not a good idea either. but that alleged move land
Aug 7, 2012 12:00am PDT
from london. the side of the olympics that perhaps they don't want you to see. many of the workers are from the united states. >>> assault, rape, what if those crimes happened at your child's school and you were never told. a system that is supposed to be tracking dangerous schools, the question is, why isn't it? >> that's right. over the past three months, we found nearly 100 public records requests with law enforcement agencies, school districts and the state. what we found crime on campus you didn't know about until now. chilling crimes at bay area schools. including attempted murder. none reported to the state because administrators didn't have to. it was 2009 when sources say a student at pioneer high school began harassing a female classmate. he was eventually transferred to another school. but within days, sources say he was back on pioneer's campus. in a black trenchcoat. the principal called law enforcement. sources say as the girl walked out of classroom, he ran toward her and was tackled by police. in his jacket, a 14 inch knife and two suicide notes. the student was tried a
Aug 7, 2012 4:00pm PDT
michaels for dan patrick and our crew, talk to you tomorrow from london. shooters, southern. >> eight teams in this competition, and team usa leads in shot blocks. this is near the the point position. they work on across deeper. t is kami craig trying to shake >>> they helped propel the u.s. to the gold medal games. the refinery fire in richmond could cost you. we hear from the experts on how much more you should prepare to pay at the gas pump. >> and crime on campus. the investigative unit uncovers violence at bay area schools that is going unreported. see why what you don't know could end up hurting your child. >> good afternoon. we are on with you a little earlier than usual and will be during the entire olympics. >> that's right. nbc bay area news will begin right after daytime olympic coverage bringing you special reports from london and profiles of our bay area athletes. we begin with the very latest from the fallout from that massive refinery fire in richmond. today, three refinery workers are recovering from minor injuries after that fire. an internal investigation is now unde
Aug 3, 2012 6:49pm EDT
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Aug 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
are still days left of the london games. we had the incredible performance by misty may-treanor and kerri walsh. there on the cusp, one of my followers calls it a heat wave but it will be some of the hottest weather they've had in the games coming up. we'll have that forecast. meanwhile at home in the four corners, it is all about the monsoonal moisture. this area of high, high pressure. if this was to sit on top of california, we would be talking about 110 to 115. thankfully that won't happen but it will nudge close enough that we do think as we head throughout thursday, friday and saturday, we will have the hottest stretch of wave so far this summer. it won't be hot for everyone. we'll keep that fog. it won't be too widespread but maybe a little cloud cover. then 90s to 100s. i think by friday, that's when many of you will be dealing with the hottest weather in the forecast. we'll start with the warmer weather. 60 in concord, 60 in livermore. definitely some awesome relief. we'll top out thursday with the hottest temperature in morgan hill with 98. 100 in gilroy. 92 in sunnyvale.
Aug 12, 2012 6:30pm EDT
away. nightly news from london begins 18 months away. nightly news from london begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt reporting tonight from the olympic summer games in london. >> good evening from the international broadcast center. it is a huge night of celebration here where the summer games draw to a finish with a much anticipated closing ceremony. while things here are winding down at home the run for president is winding up. as mitt romney and his running mate paul ryan are on the road hoping to keep the momentum going. as the new duo tries to seize the debates obama is in play. joining us from wisconsin outside of milwaukee. >> reporter: good evening. yesterday of course voters awoke to the news that mitt romney chose paul ryan as his running mate. today president obama jumped into the parade. day two of the romney/ryan ticket and the uproar surrounding the number two continues. excitement and enthusiasm from the right and attacks from the left. >> in this critical time one of the few that stood out and fought
Aug 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
that it's only a small fraction of officers who actually want moore out. >> on to the 2012 london olympic games. another big day ahead for south bay olympian kerri walsh. >> another bay area athlete has sports fans buzzing, the u.s. women's soccer team and alex morgan. raj mathai has a look at the play that saved team usa. >> reporter: hello from london. a huge day, the semifinals of beach volleyball. that means kerri walsh and misty may-treanor, the semifinals against the chinese team if they advance, they go on to the gold medal match where they won back to back golds. last night the star for team usa. >> here comes the drop. it's in! alex morgan has done it. >> reporter: alex morgan, unbelievable. the cal alum near the end of the second overtime with the dramatic goal. team usa eliminates canada 4-3 and now the big showdown. team usa advances to the gold medal match against japan. last year, japan beat the americans in the world cup final, now maybe redemption as team usa gets a change for revenge. that gold medal match is on thursday. how about this. it's okay to have a little
Aug 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
outside ecuador embassy in london as there are threats tour arrest mr. astonished -- to arrest mr. astsange. hello and welcome to gmt. i'm george alagiah. pakistan both the military under tax. they stormed the air force base near islamabad. the duke of edinburgh is being treated for a bladder infection, the third time he's been in the hospital in less than a year. it's midday in london, 7:00 in the morning in washington, 6:00 in the morning in quito, ecuador, where an announcement is expected on whether to grant political asylum to wikileaks founder julian assange. he is in the country posing london embassy to avoid extradition to sweden to face sexual assault allegations. he says the case is politically motivated. even before the decision is made public, it has led to a diplomatic row between britain and del prado. -- between britain and ecuador. >> it is nearly two months since julian assange enter this building in london which houses the embassy of ecuador. he asked for asylum. been trying to avoid extradition to sweden where he's wanted for questioning in connection with sex c
Aug 8, 2012 5:00pm PDT
he's done nothing wrong. >> a showdown in london tonight. beach volleyball has created a lot of buzz at the games in london and tonight the women's competition will wrap up with what promises to be a spirited finale. phil rogers joins us live from london with more. hi, phil, how are you? >> reporter: we're doing good. as you watch this match tonight keep two things in mind. no matter who wins history will be made and the united states is guaranteed to win a gold medal. it will be a nice at the beach tonight for the united states. the scene of an all american show unfor beach volleyball gold. two-time defending champs kerri walsh jennings and misty may trainer against olympic rookies. >> we've been on the podium once this year and we haven't been on the podium with them at all so a nice experience to hear the national anthem. >> reporter: no anthem for the u.s. men's indoor volleyball team. they were eliminated in the quarter finals by italy. still in the hunt the u.s. soccer women looking to avenge a world cup loss with an encore match-up tomorrow against japan. >> definitely re
Jul 31, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, london. >>> now to the conflict in syria. it's been going on, as you know, for 17 months. and this all out battle for the northern city of aleppo is now in its 12th day. and tonight, our chief foreign correspondent richard engel has learned of a development in that battle that may be a turning point for the rebels. richard is with us again tonight from inside syria. >> reporter: good evening, brian. rebel sources tell nbc news that for the first time in this conflict the free syrian army has been armed with nearly two dozen shoulder fired anti-aircraft missiles. that they came in from turkey. rebels hope this is the first batch, and say their effects will be felt soon. for days in aleppo, and throughout this war, syrian troops have had total air superiority. that is now changing. and the new anti-aircraft weapons could help their battle for aleppo. the syrian government promised to make quick work of what it called the terrorists in aleppo. but the rebels are holding on. the rebels today battled to defend every corner of their stronghold in the southwest of the city. they took over a p
Aug 10, 2012 12:00am PDT
kids for one person. thank you. >>> a good friday morning to you from london. it is a great friday morning for a bay area soccer star who helps lead team usa to a gold medal. that story just ahead. we'll also tell you some business headlines. why this cup of starbucks coffee is in the headlines. >>> plus, an apple heist. thieves get away with thousands of apple products. a warning for anyone shopping online. >>> and good evening. i'm jeff ranieri. we did it. we surpassed the 100-degree mark today. 104 in brentwood and 102 in livermore. it will be hot as we get into friday. we'll talk more about spare the air and how long this lasts. >>> they investigated the bp oil spill in the gulf of mexico. that same team is in richmond and they're going to try get to to the bottom of that chevron refinery fire. the u.s. chemical safety board will inspect the unit of monday's inferno along with state and chevron inspectors. they're to figure out if it is safe to enter and then determine when production might resume. in all, five separate investigations will be done. now because of this fire, ana
Aug 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
world news" live from our studios overlooking the olympic park in london. coming up in this program, the trial for murder of the wife of former high-flying chinese politician bo xilai has just ended after one day. two million people have been affected by severe flooding in and around the philippines capitol manila. bolt the bullet, trying to make it a sprint double. and we talk to one of india's big medal hopes, world boxing mary cobb who has had to settle for a bronze. the women's marathon swimmers is just starting in london. britain's carey anne payne is one of the favorites. welcome to "bbc world news" at the london olympics where speed is, once again, of the essence. usain bolt will defend his 200 meter sprint title. day 13 will also see the crowning of the first ever women's olympics booking champion. we'll have all the latest, but first other news. we go to china where a court case with huge political implications has ended after just one day. gu kailai, former wife of bo xilai is charged with murdering neil heywood in a case that has grabbed international headlines and topple
Aug 12, 2012 5:00pm EDT
known athletes at the london games. how lolo jones says she is coping with the pressure she says she gets from all sides. hi, i'm phil mickelson. i've been fortunate to win on golf's biggest stages. but when joint pain and stiffness from psoriatic arthritis hit, even the smallest things became difficult. i finally understood what serious joint pain is like. i talked to my rheumatologist and he prescribed enbrel. enbrel can help relieve pain, stiffness, and stop joint damage. because enbrel, etanercept, suppresses your immune system, it may lower your ability to fight infections. serious, sometimes fatal events including infections, tuberculosis, lymphoma, other cancers, and nervous system and blood disorders have occurred. before starting enbrel, your doctor should test you for tuberculosis and discuss whether you've been to a region where certain fungal infections are common. don't start enbrel if you have an infection like the flu. tell your doctor if you're prone to infections, have cuts or sores, have had hepatitis b, have been treated for heart failure, or if, while on enbrel, y
Aug 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
so there is a good chance she could medal. from san francisco. that's going to do it from london. i'm looking, this is friday. on the morning show? >> you're breaking up a little bit, raj. yes, it is friday. >> we lost what you said, raj. >> this is my last -- it's my last appearance on the morning show. is that right? i'm sad. >> i'm sad about it. are you bringing us back souvenirs? >> i'll bring you some souvenirs. if you can start the morning show at noon i would be on it every day. >> i bet. okay, raj. thanks so much. >> thanks, man. the stars of the u.s. women's soccer team will have shine on the "today" show. you'll hear from them starting at 7:00. and it will be a very busy night tonight in prime time. do not miss the track and field gold medal finals and the bmx finals tonight on nbc bay area. >> we're following breaking news out of afghanistan where an afghan police commander and several of his men killed three u.s. soldiers in the southern province. the men turned their guns on the americans inviting them to a n dinner to discuss security. >> happening now, police at th
Aug 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
bus filled with olympic stars to help us say good-bye to london today, friday, august 10th, help us say good-bye to london today, friday, august 10th, 2012. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >> announcer: from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today" at the olympic games. with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from olympic park in london, england. >>> and good morning. welcome to "today," our final day in london. it's a friday, i'm matt lauer. >> good morning, everyone. i'm savannah guthrie alongside al roker and natalie morales. it's our last day in london. we decide to ride in style. we're not wearing our seat belts but we do have 60 plus members of team usa on board with us this morning. >> that's right. if the u.s. wanted to finish with a flourish here in london, boy, did they do it last night. how about the women's soccer team, they won gold against their arch rivals. two goals. they celebrated an olympic gold metal three-peat. let's try and make our way down. >> we were so excited. natalie and i were at the soccer game. did you cry? >> i cried live. >> if
Aug 9, 2012 7:00am PDT
any photographer. ann curry is here in london with us with the very special profile. >> and a little later on, a woman who's drawing inspiration from the athletes here in london. lauren skrugs. >> we've covered her story a lot of months now. she was badly injured when she walked into an airplane propeller last december. we've seen few images of her since that accident. today she will be here for her first interview since that fateful night into she said she's having a good time in london. let's start with the day's olympic headlines. natalie has those. good morning to you. >> good morning, matt, and savannah, good morning once again. one of team usa's biggest days of these games. 11 medals in all, including gold and silver in that exciting a - all-american women's beach volleyball final. >> it is over here in london. misty and kerri, threepeat olympic gold. >> reporter: they are still the queens of beach volleyball. wednesday night misty may-treanor and kerri walsh jennings won their third straight olympic gold medal. >> it's celebration time once again for the golden girls. >> repor
Aug 11, 2012 12:00am EDT
. >>> a big win for a local athlete in the olympics. and a surprise appearance from doug at london landmarks. dan hellie joins us after the break. [ male announcer ] in 1996, president clinton and a bi-partisan congress helped end welfare as we know it, by requiring work for welfare. but on july 12th, president obama quietly announced a plan to gut welfare reform by dropping work requirements. under obama's plan, you wouldn't have to work, and wouldn't have to train for a job -- they just send you your welfare check. and welfare to work goes back to being plain, old welfare. mitt romney will restore the work requirement, because it works. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. not just between two political parties, or even two people. it's a choice between two very different plans for our country. governor romney's plan would cut taxes for the folks at the very top. roll back regulations on big banks. and he says that if we do, our economy will grow and everyone will benefit. but you know what? we tried that top down approach. it's what caused the mess in the first
Aug 2, 2012 12:00am PDT
listings. the london olympics continue on the networks of nbcuniversal. >>> okay. so that's tomorrow. coming up in late night, mary carillo talks with danell leyva following his bronze medal in the men's all-around. as we leave you tonight, a look at the medal ceremony for the 4 and 200 relay. left to right, there they are. they did it in olympic record time. missy franklin, dana vollmer, shannon vreeland and allison schmitt. the silver to australia and the bronze to france. >> ladies and gentlemen, the national anthem of the united states of america. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ cheers and applause ] [ cullen ] take a day off? i don't even take a morning off. [ danell ] i haven't ordered dessert in two years. [ gwen ] you know that best selling book everyone loves? i haven't read it. [ carlos ] i haven't watched tv since last summer. hey, i've been busy. [ breathing heavily ] [ male announcer ] citi is proud to sponsor our dedicated u.s. athletes, every step of the way. to experience the ultimate expression of power -- control. ♪ during the golden opportunity sales event, get gre
Aug 3, 2012 11:35pm EDT
are disappearing from the streets of london. hey america, even though they don't need one, wes, clay and demarcus tried on the new depend real fit briefs for charity to prove how great the fit is even while playing pro football. the best protection now looks, fits and feels just like underwear. get a free sample and try one on for yourself. >>> and my co-anchor bill weir joins us now from london with the late fres the olympic games. bill? >> reporter: terry, twas another day of liquid gold. missy franklin and michael phelps win in the pool. and a fresh face to root for tonight and behind. 15-year-old katie ledeki won gold in the 800 meter free. american women's soccer team win. and team usa is atop the medal board. i have to an admit, i with was looking forward to phoning in the results from an iconic red phone booth, but as judy foudy tells us, times are achanging. >> reporter: never mind the queen there is another british icon that could use help from above. the red telephone booth, so convenient, to british, so red. seems like they are on every corner here in london. but the
Aug 1, 2012 2:30am PDT
we get to the news here at 30 rock, i want to bring in willie live from london. willie, what's ahead in sports? >> reporter: hey, jonathan, before i get to the quick sports update, i wish our audience could see jonathan capehart in the moments before we go on the air. we play a little music to get going. jonathan, if only there were a way to record your dance -- oh, wait, there is. you might see that later in the show. you mentioned it, michael phelps made history, the most decorated olympian ever. they're calling him on the front pages of the papers here in london the best of all time to compete in the olympics. we'll have the good side anded bad side of the olympics. there was an incredible badminton match where both sides were trying to lose on purpose, hitting it into the net on purpose. we'll take you to that in a little bit. jonathan, back to you. >>> mitt romney is back at home after an overseas trip that his campaign is calling a success despite some stumbles along the way. after a rocky start in london,.. much of the focus was the cultural differences explained why israelis
Aug 1, 2012 5:30pm PDT
games in london. >>> good evening from this global gathering here in london where tonight just as quickly we turn our sights back to the united states specifically the crippling and historic drought we are in the midst of and the news that came out just today a new and official u.s. government measure of just how bad it is and how much it is going to impact us. we begin with our chief environmental affairs correspondent, anne thompson. >> reporter: this is america, land of the dry. reservoirs evaporating, rivers barely moving, farmland cracked and parched by a persistent stubborn drought. today the u.s. department of agriculture reports nearly half of the nation's counties have been declared a disaster because of the drought. much of the west, midwest and southeast bathed in red having endured a severe drought for eight or more weeks this year. the fear in colorado county, texas is potential wildfires fueled by the trees killed in last year's drought. >> we may have lost between 100 and 500 million trees. >> reporter: it has been so hot in minnesota even famous lakes provide littl
Aug 3, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >>> on >>> on our broadcast tonight from london, jobs in the u.s. new numbers out tonight, widely anticipated and what they show about who is hiring, who's not, and what it will take to get more people employed. >>> also, a bizarre story involving baseball legend cal ripken jr., the iron man, only this story is about his 74-year-old mother. an alleged kidnapper on the loose. >>> here at the games the women of the games win medals, wow crowds, and make history. also tonight the tale of the tape that's all over so many of the athletes. is it art or science or bunk? the athletes. is it art or science or bunk? "nightly news" begins now. -- captions by vitac -- >>> good evening. from olympic park here in london tonight where late night events are still under way. we begin this evening with something widely anticipated as morning broke across america. the new jobs numbers. there was already trepidation because other staff have been all over the place lately including manufacturing. then the new jobs numbers came out. they were instantly taken two ways. the up side? employe
Aug 7, 2012 9:00am EDT
remarkable olympian, the first african-american woman to win a gold medal. she did it here in london back in 1948. >> the royals have been front and center these games cheering on team gb. which royal would american athletes like to share a spot of tea with. we asked, they answered. >> we'll get to that. but first let's say hello again to bruce jenner. back in 1976, he won the decathlon at the montreal games. these days he's busy keeping up with the kardashians. he's here with the athletes. what's more fun competing or interviewing the people competing. >> it's a lot more pressure interviewing than competing. it brings back some great memories. it's been a long time. i actually haven't been to the games since atlanta in '96. e! our network asked if i would come and do this because they are going to have a presence with e! news. i thought, why not. i would love to come back and do it. i've had so much fun. >> usain bolt, sanya richards-ross before her win. must be exciting. >> we've had some really great ones. i just did jessica ennis in the back, which will be on tonight's show. i was hoping
Aug 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
london at the games, the american women face off in the hottest ticket in town. lolo jones gets emotl and fires back at her critics. >>> and some extraordinary acts of kindness at these games proving sportsmanship is still very much alive. "nightly news" from london very much alive. "nightly news" from london begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television nbc-universal television >> announcer: this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams reporting tonight from the olympic summer games in london. >>> good evening from london. once again tonight we begin right back in the u.s. this time it's about the summer of 2012 and the now official word that arrived today that the last month and the last year were the hottest ever recorded. the hottest of all time since they started keeping records. of course in terms of drought, we're feeling the effects this year. but look at the numbers from just today. little rock, arkansas, high of 101, tulsa 105, salt lake city 103. and in phoenix, arizona, a new record today of 114. and the news here appears to be we better get used to it. nbc's
Aug 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
olympic park in london, england. >> good morning and welcome to "today" on this thursday morning here in london's olympic park. i'm savannah guthrie. >> and i'm matt lauer. >> good morning. you want to cap off your olympics and you do it the way mist ooe may treanor and kerri walsh jennings did it. it could have been southern california, it was all americans. >> it was a good night to be americans. misty and kerri winning in straight sets. when it was over the dynamic duo could not contain their excitement. we'll talk to misty and kerri about their dance moves and t final match straight ahead. >> it was also all about team usa at the olympic stadium as well. seven medals, three of those gold, highlighted by allyson felix's win in the 200 meters. she was simply overjoyed. i would imagine she's still on cloud nine this morning. we'll catch up with allyson live as well. >> this morning we'll show you stunning images captured by a man who calls the olympic the premiere event for any photographer. ann curry is here with a very special profile. >> and a woman who is drawing inspiration from th
Aug 10, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >>> here in london at the olympics, the curse of the baton. what that handoff has done to give team usa such trouble. luckily their successes roll on, so does "nbc nightly news" from london. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. in a matter of days, when the olympic flame and the stadium behind us here is put out and the nonstop television coverage signs off, and the summer of 2012 continues and thoughts turn to politics, in a matter of days we will know mitt romney's choice for a running mate. some new polls just out show romney may face a bit more of an uphill race than he expected right about now. but the gop convention, their chance to show off their candidate, their ticket, begins in 17 days. we start off with the state of the race tonight and our chief white house correspondent and political director chuck todd. >> reporter: trailing in the polls, the romney campaign hopes the announcement of a vice presidential running mate will give them a shot in the arm and a chance to relaunch. >> i certainly expect to have a person that has strength of character, vi
Aug 9, 2012 5:00pm PDT
engineers. >>> the olympic games are a good p.r. opportunity for london's cultur visitors found some unusual art in the streets around the olympic venues in east london. mhk world reports. >> reporter: i'm here in east london, and everybody is looking at hussein bolt. an australian artist painted this mural in time for the olympics opening ceremony. it's become a tourist attraction in east london. >> this is by an artist from bristol. >> reporter: tourists featuring graffiti are also seeing a spike in interest. east london is a magnet for young aspiring artists with its cheap rents and multi-cultural scene. the walls of shops and houses now have their original interpretations of the olympic games. >> i thought it was really neat to see how a lot of these pieces were just recently done. >> you definitely see london in a different way, so it was a really good look at the part of london that as a tourist you don't normally see. >> reporter: building owners usually think of graffiti as a problem, but in some cases, it can actually increase the value of the property. the people of london
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Aug 6, 2012 7:25pm PDT
. well, the london olympics seize your autocratic perfection and raises you the power of freedom. from giant ghost babies to a tribute to the flying bicycle, from kenneth branagh's smug approval to mr. bean's devastatingly entertaining total incompetence. oh, bean, you should be fired. the u.k. painted with all of freedom's colors including the queen of danger, double o, oh no you-- geronimoooooooo base hilarious is the head who wears the crown. it was an incredible, cheeky at times, poignant spectacle. (laughter) very moving. except, of course, for the american audience. >> nbc editing out of the opening ceremoniesing a tribute, a dance tribute to the victims of the 77 london subway bombings and instead ran a ryan seecrest interview with swimmer michael phelps. >> jon: and when will the honor the victims of that? (laughter) are you-- kidding? >> nbc, the network that so commemorate 9/11 actually re100-- reruns 9/11, you wouldn't air a six minute tribute to the rest of the world terrorist victims. because the world's most overexposed land base mammal had a chance to speak to the
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